At Masstec Co, a laboratory has been developed in order to enable the company to carry out research for production of medical equipment, perform standardized tests required for obtaining manufacturing licenses from the Ministry of Health, and also quality control routines. It is the country’s first laboratory equipped with devices necessary for performing standardized tests, such as vibrational fatigue, handle grip, and needle deflection, required for obtaining a manufacturing license for Jamshidi bone marrow biopsy needles. Also, in order to measure needle penetration rates, a type of tissue phantom has been developed by Masstec. Masstec Co. also offers testing services to other manufacturers.